SAP PS Network Type - SAP PS

What are Network types in SAP PS?

An order type which has different order categories like Production order, network order is defined as Network type.

Different business transactions like CO01 / CO11N, IW31, KO01, OPSC are represented by these orders and are defined by order categories. For specific applications all the order types are relevant.

To record the information for controlling and managing networks, a network type is used in SAP PS system. A work order which has a structure in common with production, maintenance and inspection order is defined as network.

When a network is defined it should be defined along with the network type maintained.

Network type in SAP PS is used to determine:

  • Order category
  • CO Partner update

How to maintain a Network type in SAP PS?

The following are the steps to maintain a Network type in SAP PS:

Step 1 − Use T-Code: OPSC or go to SPRO → IMG → Project System → Structures → Operative structure → Network → Setting for Network → Maintain Network Type.


Step 2 − In the next screen, click New Entries to create a network type.

OPSC New Entries

Step 3 – Provide the following required information in the next screen:

  • Order Type − Enter unique id that identifies the order type in SAP system
  • Control Indicator − to select classification and to copy data to Controlling
    • Residence Time 1
    • Residence Time 2
  • Functional Area − To create Profit and Loss account in FI
  • Settlement profile and other fields as shown below.


Step 4 – Provide the details and save the details.

Save Data

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